COOKFOX Architect’s 24-story Flatiron District project at 39 West 23rd Street is now topped out. Wedged in the middle of one of Manhattan’s busiest thoroughfares between Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue, the reinforced concrete structure features a cantilever on the eastern elevation above its adjacent low-rise neighbor. Anbau Enterprises is the developer of the residential building, which actually consists of two superstructures separated by an internal courtyard.
Renovation work is progressing on the Watermark at Brooklyn Heights at 21 Clark Street. Developed in collaboration by Watermark Retirement Communities and Kayne Anderson Real Estate, the project will debut as senior housing with 275 newly renovated residences. Located in the heart of Brooklyn Heights, the 16-story, 310,000-square-foot property was originally constructed in 1928 as the Leverich Towers Hotel. In 1975, Watchtower purchased the property as housing for its local Jehovah Witness volunteer force and began to restore the intricate architectural features that defined the building.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 145 Frost Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located between Manhattan Avenue and Graham Avenue, the lot is five blocks north of the Graham Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train. Vanessa Yee-Chan of Manica Realty is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 387 Harman Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located between Irving Avenue and Wyckoff Avenue, the lot is four blocks east of the DeKalb Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train. Hoi Hung Yeung of 388 Associates Inc. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Vertical progress on Extell’s 50 West 66th Street appears to be stalled, and it is unclear at the moment what is causing the delay in construction. Snohetta is the design team behind the 775-foot-tall residential skyscraper, which would become the tallest structure on the Upper West Side.